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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, "ocri UHKK 2-1. iaio SOME LEADERS OF THE NEW COVENANTERS Cuts Off Coinmiiuicatlon With Black Wai- Material Secured By uation Not Yet Hopeless. London Oct According to Lon- the Germans have forced the evacuation from Bucharest received norts rom Cie, and relayed here by wireless today the e's of the central powers booty at Constant, as tho "Emperor William, the advices state, ent congratulations to Bulgaria's rul- r in the capture of ConsUnza. Many Prisoners Taken Berlin, via Sayville, Oct. man and Austro-Hungarian forces af- man an ter' a violent engagement south nting'on the situation says: DnuriKiia is no vital theatre. u..n-D------- u. anlans can afford to lose withao.t Trausylyania, yesterday great hurt. But the reported loss predett, says a German of- o Constanm is a disagreeable statement is5iue.l today "imltinc as it does the means of ac. hundred were taken. Medji- cess of Russian reinforcements Rev. .1. D. Cunningham. Rev. Dr. E. Scott and Scott and Rev. ur. Au-irejv to'rcsist b} But Make Little Government Holds Emergent Meeting and Premier Makes Special Appeal to Both Sides. Winnipeg. Oct. a break1 or some days, negotiations were re- sumed this morning between the Ca- nadian Pacific railway, represented by Grant Hall, vice-president and gen- eral manager, and the executive ot the conductors and trainmen, having nt ItUSalMU Serbians, who took dl. the tli Tchernavoda-Constanza O16 Oil 1MB railroad has been captured. The army of Field-Marshal Von Mackensen has taken prisoner more than Ku- manlans and Russians. Another Town Captured Berlin, via. Sayville, Oct. The capture of the Rumanian town oljia- Bhova in the Dobrudja, on the MERE MAY BE BROKEN UP: PRISONERS MOVING Lethbridge To Lose Big ube river, was anno.ur.ced today by the war office. Germans Jubilant Amsterdam, via London, Oct. newspapers express .profound joy over the capture ot Constanm by the teutonic allies. the significanee o: They point out 1116 HlgllUiciUHJC "t tllG Constanza is the main port of Ruman- ia for Imports for military purposes, and especially owing to its important loss'oYco'n'stauz'a is serious, the threat against Tchernavoua is more serious Tit it true. The only bridge across the Danube between Belgrade and the sea is at Tchernavoda. and complete possession of the railway and bridge would open the way tp Bucharest, "says the Daily Mail: "Constanza contained immense store houses ot petroleum and grain. Whether these _ liabe been destroyed is not yet rallroad Connections, irat If they have not the enemy have ob a supplies The oss oi this will he a serious blou. Rumania is deprived of valuable eco- nomic resources and of a short and convenient line of communication be- tween Odessa and Bucharest by way of the Black Sea. Moreover reqier-- "salon of this event in the Balkans and middle east will be great. The Times thinks more military importance must be attached to the Transylvanian side of Rumania's war than to Dobrudja. 'General Von Fal- keahayn says the Times now has a footing on the Rumanian side m at 'least live passes anil has reached the frontier at most of the others. "After breaking the left wing of the Jiusso-Rumanian defence in Dobrud- Prisoners Already Gone It is understood that the detention camp at the Henderson Park fair grounds may be broken up before win- er.- In fact, a start in that direction las already 47 Austriar. t---------- Lieut. Brooks, left tor Bpl--- Quebec, whore the men will be added :o a large concentration camp there. i The squad from hereiwas joined at; Medicine Hat by a Austrian -prisoners. London, Oct. "The ground gain- by us Monday in the neighborhood and Les Boeufs on gommo rrollt now been fully iusso-u ommo roll la says' the Chronicle, "Von Macken- urcfl tllo war office announced to- d instantly forward 15 miles iht there was a sen pushed instantly forw ..Dnrmg the night there was us nrmg e with that remarkable rapidity m to report except intermittent victor which is one .of 1 and, w improving a victory which is one .of 1 h both siaes. his chief military virtues, threw nisi5 r ,0 tllc army within 24 hours across the raiH claim WlUll" -J-I IIUU.U 1Va, Constanza was thus cut off and liad to be abandoned. Further pos- sibilities are embarrassing. Husso-Ru- manian forces cannot retreat north- ward for they must keep in contact :with the Tchernavoda bridge, their sole line of communication across the that the gains of Saturday between Schwaben redoubt and Le Sars were won -only at the expense of heavy losses on our part, it may be cited that the troops engaged, which took over 1000 prisoners, had only about the system, will be taken, and that the only relief can come about through further concession on the part of the company of the matters still in dispute. Ottawa Cabinet Meets Ottawa. Oct. special meeting been brought together through the of the cabinet council was convened G D. Robertson, Premier by Sir Robert Borden at 11 o clock norrteii's snecial envoy, in a final at- this morning to consider the C. P. II. femnt to avert the st ike set. for five strike situation. Ministers in attend- rSck Wednes av afternoon. Mr. ance included Sir Sam Hughes, Hon. Robertsoiifrvice president of the 1 Robert Rogers. Hon. C. J. Doher y. Order of Railway Telegraphers and has the confidence rof both sides to the dispute. He arrived from his home at Welland, Ont., last night, and has been In continuous conference ever since. The gravity of the situation is now fully recognized, and there ap- be done here to avert it. umors are afloat of government in- ervention, and even that..Slr Thomas Shaughnessy' will take from Montreal a personal hand in the negotiations, but so tar th'ere Is no foundation for The men claim that they are now satisfied that the Dominion gov- Hon. Martin Burrell, Hon. W. J. Roche and Hon. J. D. Reid. The whole situation is under dis- cussion by the ministers and every possible effort will be made to avert the strike tomorrow. A very serious view Is taken here of the probable effects of the strike, it being realized Iy' been made. Last night L m prisoners in charge ot Feeling Among JVlen Here is ioks. left tor spirit Lake. th Worst Is Yet the Is Yet _ 10 Expect to Beat World's Wheat To Take Moving Pictures pears a general feeing that nothing effects ot the strike. It being realized "nThn done here to aVert it. Wild that if the C P. R service becomes tied up, it will be little less than a national disaster. This view is being urged upon both the company and men by the prime minister and the minister of labor In messages urging conciliation being sent out from Otta- These messages point out that wa. That the camp here Boston, .Mass., Oct. W. O. Tuilor, of the British -steamship which arrived today Sibridge hand to take "movies" of Hie interest- There was a hint a couple of weeks highly paid trainmen that before he left nd ing'event, including a picture of the iinc 4" escape of the last two prisoners was signed certificate of the t. r me m- o[ Southern the citj today B eld 'by Mr. Noble, u tenied men having lived in Southern "from before the war, there is an action wmcn s to elu DJ Jill, nuule. A" is an wuiiiu i." Lunch will he served the visitors of the fate o :scape, Peg. They expect something definite the iwe to unless word comes thiough esnected that there will .before midnight, there are ]argQ nujn-ber of visitors. Hal 1200 casualties. moved, some to B. C. camps and some more to Spirit Lake, Quebec, where escape is almost impossible and few prisoners will risk it. The Banff, (and several other mn men trainmen who win not go out on their Artillery Duel Paris, Oct. and German were busy last night Danube. They must hold, the bridge head, and the enemy therefore, prob-, ably will be able to. sweep northward arUnerj ,_________ past their left to the mouth of foutn Danube, and hem them into a rerion There was no infantry semi-circle In'.'front ot Tchornavoda frmt m the Such head is very along ce announced and costly to defend under modern, Somme area the war rc Says Allies Failed Sayville, Oct. an attempt to break through the German [he government, it is understood, to concentrate the interns in as few camps as possible during the winter. "On the other Rumanian fronts fight- ing proceeds stubbornly, but the names of places mentioned in the communiques, shift .pretty steadily m the wrong direction. One cannot es- cape, the impression that on all Ru- manian frontiers, the defenders are greatly outnumbered. Russian rein- forcements cannot have been so large as were popularly' supposed. Some surprise also Is felt that General Sar- rall's army, has not effected a good deal more." Oct. According to re- It is the feeling of local railwaymen who are-affected by the threatened strike that the worst Is coming. Only camns concession of demands by the corn- camps a strike {hey and that" are not at all hopeful that the a said one trainman to the; I Herald. "The meu have plenty of money, and of course the company has line on the. Somme, the British and French yesterday used great numbers of troops in repeated attacks, the .war -cyannounced today. Their as- saults broke down with heavy losses The defeat ot the allies ivas so the Statement says, that, all along the front dead are lying in one row after another south of the Somme. The French attack met with similar re- (Special to the Herald) Macleod, Oct. lias been wlll )je tied up. and of course the company as Paris, Oct. troops op- TO It will throw 9000 men out of eratihg in -the Cerna region, on the tiric but 'we have counted on that." Macedonian front, have won new suc- It a strike comes, it is understood cess, according to today's announce- that passenger trains will be run. The ment by. the. war. .offlce: A counter- men wl operate .troop trains and attack launched by. .the German and mnils but no freight will be. moved. troops was stopped by ?hi wnf mean that about four trains ierDian artillery. The Serbians then nf wheat and threo trains of commer- attacked the opposing lines, and cap clal S per dav will be prevented tured several trenches. On the Stru from moving off "this division of the ma front there was some activity. company, while all incoming freight To Speak on Social Problems at Y._M._C. A. The problem of the immigrant, and the part he Is to play in the na- tional life the Inculcation of national Ideals in "the w, Kates" the assimilation of the foreign element. Is receiving attenton foeSay -as never before. Canadians are coming to the .realization that hese people cannot bo denied entrance to our land, but realize the more mportant proWem of so treating these people that they will become true cHbens of the new land, and will become imbued with :tha high ideals .i.o4 ovmhnHc. of true Canaclianism. many other problems relating to our social tions will be the subject of a very entertaining talk by J.-.S. Woods- worth director of social research for the three prairie provinces, at the y M C A auditorium this evening at S o'clock. So valuable Is the in- formation that Mr. Woodsworth has to impart, and the suggestions that he has to offer with regard to social service, that it is to be hoped that every citizen who can make it possible to be present will -do so. Mr Woodsworth has been Interested in social, research for a good many vows has only recently brought the provincial governments of the west to so realize the importance ot tho social problems that confront hem that9 they have established a special bureau for social research. _ e-meeting ton's11' llnder the auspices of the Board of Traao, ana a" ce 'I. anticipated: Mr. Woodsworth Is well known as an er, and-hi. subject Is an extremely interesting one uc William Baker He was well .c the scb.ooU.oard was conceded to Sere t. Ba jn ul "v-" received that Sergt. has been wounded. known here as a son of Win. Baker, empire having won distinction at Bis- ley in 1914. Ho enlisted with the 56th battalion, In which he took high- est average in musketry. now satisfied that tne jjominiuu Buv- wa. ernment does not intend going barm would be done to the fhi. line of conciliation adopted country at the present time, when the throughout bv the labor and merchandise movement is Ind th-tMr" Robertson's mission its height, besides there will be the limit of what can be done in this'delay In connection with the move- direction They say they are assured ment of troops. It is said today that that no drastic measures, such as j the department of labor had never temporary governmental operation of: claimed that the strike, without the 1 appointment of auutlier Uard of con- ciliation, would' he illegal, but it Is thought that the question of legality is one which might reasonably, be: raised irr view of the fact that two and a half years have elapsed since the first-hoard made its. report. 'precedent has been .established as to a on the" "findings" of the board, and. the view is taken here that there must be some limit estab-; lished in the future. Premier's Statement Subsequent to .the cabinet council meetings Sir Robert Borden gave out the following public appeal to the company and the men to settle their differences. "The government regards as a mat- ter of grave concern the probability ot a strike on the Canadian Pacific rail- no mentloa was way system. The fine spirit of patriot- the submarine's i ism which animates the employees is I thoroughly recognlzeu by the govern No Verification I ment, and a like spirit actuates those Halifax, N s! Oct to responsible for the of obtain a statement from the admiralty the company. This public IB ".ci-i-i- >hi. the made in order that both parties may consider a new attitude which they have assumed. of employees, and those of the company, whatever they maybe, are entitled to every re- spect and consideration, but the rights .of the public must also be taken into account and the govern- ment cannot forget its duty as guard- ian of those rights. This duty is es- pecially imperative in time of wai. Before taking-any active step to pre- vent public disaster, the government appeals once more to the company and employees that such a settlement be made as will prevent the threaten- ed CAPTURE TRENCHES Salonika, via London, Oct. Serbian first army fighting in south- ern Serbia has made advance and has captured the first Bulgarian trenches, according to.the Serbian official state- ment made public here today. officials at this port regarding report circulated today that the Der- by the Canadian patrol steamer Stan- ley off Sydney, N.S. were unsuccessful, ley off Sydney, N. S., were successful. Officials refused to discuss the sub- >ig New Loan for Britain New York Oct. nouncenisnt'of the terms of the', new loan to Great' Britain by United States financiers, is ex- pected here before the close of this week. The amount will be or it is. understood, bearing 5 per cent. Interest, with issuing.price at 99 and maturing in two years. (Special to the Herald) Nobleford, Oct. accident oc- curred this noon at Hie new Farmers' elevator at Nobleford; A cap on the gasoline engine blew off as the result day, which seems to be well founded, that the 191st battalion, of Macleod, which H was hoped would winter at I I.IH bVVfc-W III PLE ELEVMl'Commission Govt. Costs Too Much, Says Citizens; Eliminate One Large Salary Ten days have gone by since the ible ,mimmnmr Did yon ever hear Herald hinted at a "dark horse" infof "efficiency, with economy? stop Herald hinted at a "dark horse in rO[ -emciency. euuiiuuir: a-ed when be- the fleld for the.'race for the seat of, am, to a group dis- ouBh repaired, commissioner of public-works at matters on the faction. A new city liall. Ten days nearer elec.ion., times he liad ncrvci. as missionary at Champion _......-- Mountain The news is now that lie has been killed in action in France. Corp. Thomson was twenty-four years of age, and native of Scotland. C Mitchell, of Coleman, is reported missing and A. R. Ward, Macleod, wounded. I ueais is being sold in Weiswasser, I Oberlausitz, at 1% marks a pound. It and" Rocky finds a ready sale and is aeciareu w, be tasty and nourishing. NORWEGIAN SUNK London, Oct. Norwegian steamer Raftsund, 089 tons, has been sunk, say? neuter's Christiana corrpit pondent." The crew was landed MARKETS Spot Local Track Wheat October Wheat October OStt Oetcber.Flax 1815 162 High, WEATHEB mlldl A6AIN REMANDED ?f. of tta dtyTif o revea I ,hB dark' horgp" it has .esulted m the slble to make some cnanges tuwarii _ "arltv .mbrvonlc issue which economy m the heads of the civic gov- A. P Voorhees, Ogih.e Mill- of an em ,ernmDnt It.s seldom one hears any- ing, who sue of the com 'one objecting to commission form, of ing Co who of'the'com''one objecting to commission form.ot was convicted some time ago v one T H w mnon but it is a common occur- SSJTE? i'ssssr son, has again icmanded v hecom4 quite familial Irlsht, but we're paying too much for H, was to have ever hear ;